1966 TV movie version of the classic Lerner and Loew musical. This version has some songs restored that were cut from the 1954 MGM film with Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse. Stars Robert Goulet, Peter Falk and Sally Anne Howes.
Keywords: Brigadoon; Musical
Downloads: 17,552 (7 reviews)
|THE LITTLEST ANGEL|
This is the 1969 musical version of “The Littlest Angel,” which aired as a “Hallmark Hall of Fame” production, complete with lots of bad green-screen work. “Adapted from the book by Charles Tazewell. Michael, a shepherd boy living in Biblical times, finds himself transported to Heaven on his eighth birthday. Michael doesn't fully understand where he is, or why he's there. A guardian angel named Patience is given the task of showing Michael the joys of Heaven and helping him find his pl...
Keywords: angel; Christmas; classic TV; musical; Fred Gwynne; Hallmark
|'The Freddy Martin Show' with Merv Griffin (1951)|
Classic musical TV program "The Freddy Martin Show" with Merv Griffin. Missing some footage but watchable.
Keywords: Classic TV; Music; Musical; 50s; 50's; 1950's; 1950s; Fifties; Television
Downloads: 2,095 (3 reviews)
|''Shower of Stars'' - High Pitch|
An episode of the television series "Shower of Stars". This musical comedy episode features Tony Martin, Marguerite Piazza, William Frawley, and Vivian Vance. Originally aired 12 May 1955. (this is a B&W kinescope of a color broadcast, with the color version being lost).
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Shower of Stars; Tony Martin; William Frawley; Vivian Vance; Musical; Comedy
|''Ford Star Jubilee'' - Together with Music|
An episode of "Ford Star Jubilee" originally telecast 22 October 1955 on CBS, and featuring Mary Martin and Noel Coward. Very basic television, with very few sets and few camera-angles. Features a lot of music, some Ford commercials, and some extremely embarrassing casual racism that will make you cringe. Trivia: The episode of "The Jack Benny Show" broadcast the following day referred to this as a "wonderful show"...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Musical; Music; Noel Coward; Mary Martin; Ford Star Jubilee; Live television
Downloads: 238 (1 review)
|'Your Hit Parade' - 16/April/1955|
Episode of "Your Hit Parade", originally broadcast 16 of April, 1955. Featuring Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Snooky Lanson, and Gisele MacKenzie performing covers of big hits of the day, including "Tweedle Dee", "How Important Can It Be" and "The Ballad of Davy Crockett". A good time capsule of the time. Most noteworthy moment: Raymond Scott's orchestra performing one of their standards complete with surreal special effects!
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50's; 50s; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Music; Musical; Pop; Popular Music; Jazz
Downloads: 4,439 (5 reviews)
|1957 CBS-TV Special ''The Edsel Show'' with Guests|
A 1957 CBS Television Network special called "The Edsel Show". With special guests Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and Rosemary Clooney. This is a good quality kinescope of the original broadcast. Lots of musical performances. Also features original commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 1950's; 50s; 50's; Fifties; 1957; CBS; CBS Television Network; Columbia Broadcasting System; Musical; Variety Show; Culture; Cultural; Pop music
Downloads: 5,928 (2 reviews)
|'Your Hit Parade' - 12 November 1955|
12 November 1955 episode of "Your Hit Parade", a long-running 50's musical TV show. This episode features the cast doing covers of "Yellow Rose of Texas", "Suddenly There's a Valley", "Tiger Rag", "Love is a Many Splended Thing", "Love and Marriage", "Autumn Leaves" plus more. Cast members include Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Snooky Lanson & Gisele MacKenzie. Also containing original commercials for Lucky Strike Cigarettes and Richard-Hudnut.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Musical; Music; 50s; 50's; 1950's; 1950s; Fifties; Popular; Lucky Strike; Richard Hudnut; Commercial; Commercials
Downloads: 3,307 (6 reviews)
|''Sunday Showcase'' - Jimmy Durante Special (NBC, 1959)|
An 1959 episode of the TV series "Sunday Showcase", which consisted of TV specials. This episode features Jimmy Durante, with special guests Jane Powell, Ray Bolger, Eddie Hodges and Jimmie Rodgers. This special aired on NBC during 1959 in colour, but only a black and white kinescope survives of the telecast.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Music; Musical; Jimmy Durante; 50s; 1950s; 50's; 1950's; Fifties; Broadway; NBC; NBC Television Network; National Broadcasting Company; NBC-TV; Masterpoxen
Downloads: 4,699 (4 reviews)
|'Your Hit Parade' - June 2, 1956|
Episode of the NBC musical TV series "Your Hit Parade" from June 2 1956. Featuring the cast performing covers of big hits including "Standing on the Corner", "Theme from Picnic", "South Rampart Street Parade", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Hot Diggity", "Ivory Tower", "Moonglow", and more. The version of "Heartbreak Hotel" here is sung by Snooky Lanson, and is performed straight. Thelma "Tad" Tadlock appears in two songs as a dancer.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50s; 50's; 1950's; 1950s; Fifties; Musical; Music; Popular; Tad Tadlock; Snooky Lanson; Dorothy Collins; Gisele MacKenzie; Russel Arms
Downloads: 2,683 (6 reviews)
|Coke Time with Eddie Fisher - 5th of November 1954|
An episode of NBC-TV's "Coke Time with Eddie Fisher". Eddie didn't have much time to learn the first song, so he forgets the words on live TV. The rest of the episode is much better of course. Eddie's Guest star in this episode is a young Florence Henderson (Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch"), Here she sings the song "I Have to Tell You" from the smash hit broadway play "Fanny". Also features original Coca-Cola commercials.
Keywords: Florence Henderson; Music; Musical; 1954; 50s; 1950s; 50's; 1950's; Classic TV; Television; Eddie Fisher; WTF; Masterpoxen; Brilliant; Masterpiece; Coca-Cola
Downloads: 1,411 (2 reviews)
|''Ford Star Jubilee'' - You're the Top|
Performances of Cole Porter songs, broadcast 6 October 1956 on CBS. Please note that this copy is incomplete, and for some reason parts of the broadcast are shown twice (this happens at 27:22, for example). Please note that, while originally in colour, only a black-and-white version survives today. Please note that, while this broadcast is public domain, the broadcast contains an excerpt from the film "High Society" which is still under copyright, as such I advise against putting the entire prog...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Ford Star Jubilee; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Variety show; Variety series; Louis Armstrong; Dorothy Dandridge; Sally Forrest; Dolores Gray; Peter Lind Hayes; Mary Healy; Shirley Jones; Gordon MacRae; George Sanders; Bing Crosby; Cole Porter; Music; Musical
|Your Hit Parade: "Please Mr Sun" by Dorothy Collins (Classic TV)|
Clip from the classic TV show "Your Hit Parade", with fairly-obscure 50's singer Dorothy Collins singing the popular song "Please Mr Sun" live on national TV. "Your Hit Parade" ran from 1950 to 1959, and was both popular and award winning. The show featured a bunhc of talented singers performing covers of hits of the day, and was very tasteful. The show died after music began to change, and the show got very weak as time went on...
Keywords: 50's TV; 50's Television; 1950's TV; 1950's Television; Classic TV; Dorothy Collins; Your Hit Parade; Please Mr Sun; 50's Music; Fifties Music; Musical Television
Downloads: 3,595 (1 review)
|Dinah Shore New Years Eve 1961 - The Dinah Shore Show|
Dinah Shore hosts a New Year's Eve special with guests Ginger Rogers, George Burns and Nat King Cole.
Keywords: ginger rogers; nat king cole; george burns; dinah shore; dinah shore show; 1961; new years eve; musical; variety; tv; television; classic tv; classic television; singing; singer; dancing; comedy; comedian
|''The Arthur Murray Party'' - 15 February 1954|
An episode of that popular 1950's TV series "The Arthur Murray Party". This show aired on ABC for the first few months of its broadcast as Arthur Murray Party Time, then moved to the DuMont Television Network, ABC, CBS, DuMont, CBS, NBC, CBS, and finally NBC (in that order). This episode features special guest Johnnie Ray, a hugely popular singer who was still in the closet at the time. This episode had been uploaded before, but that upload vanished for reasons unrelated to copyright...
Keywords: Classic TV; TV; Television; 50s; 1950s; 50's; 1950's; Fifties; 50s TV; 1950s TV; 50's TV; 1950's TV; 50s Television; 50's Television; 1950s Television; 1950's Television; Dancing; Dance; Musical Performer; Johnnie Ray; Oldies Music
Downloads: 2,961 (3 reviews)
|Episode of the Classic 50's TV series "Coke Time"|
Rare episode of the 1950s TV show "Coke Time", which starred pop-crooner Eddie Fisher. Each episode featured him performing popular songs of the time, and usually featured a broadway star singing a song (This episode features short performance by Diahann Carroll). And yes, It also features commercials for Coca-Cola! The show aired live, and was recorded via kinescope.
Keywords: Coke Time; Coca-Cola; Classic Commercials; Eddie Fisher; Musical Television; Diahann Carroll; Classic TV; Classic Television; 50's TV; 1950's Television; Fifties Television; 50's Commercial; 50's Commercials; 1950's; 1953; Fifties, 50s, 1950s, Fifties, Classic Television
Downloads: 8,416 (5 reviews)